Playing eleven for both the teams: England beat India by nine runs in ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 Final
England Squad (Playing XI)
Sarah Taylor(wicket keeper), Laura Windfield, Tammy Beautmont, Naralie Sciver, Heather Knight*, Alex Hartley, Jenny Gunn, Laura, Marsh, Anya Shrubsole, Katherine Brunt
Indian Squad(Playing XI)
Mithali Raj(Captain), Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut, Deepti Dharma, Harmanpreet Kaur, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Veda Krishnamurthy, Shikha Pandey, Sushma Verma (wicket keeper), Jhulan Goswami
Match turning point
Indian women’s team was performing well till know but suddenly India endured a shocking breakdown to lose seven wickets for just 28 runs and which cost Indian site the Women’s World Cup which England won by nine runs. In the last, India required 229 runs to win the title for the first time and was on track with five wickets close by at 191. But at that point, Shrubsole created a shocking execution to go through the tail and enable England to win. Massive spell of three overs in last ten overs by Shrubsole in which she took six wickets in bowling spell and which knocked out India for 219. England won the fourth title where as India never won the ICC women’s world cup title but they are two times runners.
England played the first innings and they scored 228 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 50 overs. They gave a target of 229 to India. Now India required 229 runs to win from 300 balls with a required run rate of 4.60. Second Innings, Indian batsmen came out to open. And at the end, they scored 219 runs in 48.4 overs as the lost the match because they lost all the wickets and this team the team India to fail to attempt the target. England won by nine runs. A Certain loss of wickets from the Indian side, there were too many run outs and catch outs. Indian side couldn’t handle the pressure and eventually, they lose the match. But coming on the other hand side England team built enormous pressure on batsmen. The overall performance of both the team was best. Both of the teams gave their best to win the title of ICC World Cup 2017.
England 228/7 (50 overs)
India 219/10(48.4 overs)